Travel Trade Events

This page is dedicated to the B2B events the Travel Trade team are attending and/or organising.

We are sharing the agenda below to give you the opportunity to meet the team and connect with Scottish tourism businesses through these events. Joining us at an event, exhibition or business development mission is a perfect occasion to source practical information and take inspiration for your next programmes.

There are a variety of events to choose from which we will update regularly.

If you have any queries, please contact travel.trade@visitscotland.com.


May 2024

Name: Adventure ELEVATE Europe Austria
Event Dates: 21 – 23 May 2024
City/Location: Live (Kitzbühel, Austria)
Market: Global
VisitScotland Attendance: Yes
Description: A dynamic event in the heart of the Alps, set against the backdrop of Kitzbuhel. Tailored for tour operators, travel advisors, and media, this event blends networking and educational seminars.
Registration: Via Adventure Travel Trade Association

 


September 2024

Name: VisitBritain Australia Roadshow 2024
Event Dates: 8 – 13 September 2024
City/Location: Live (Sydney / Melbourne / Brisbane, Australia)
Market: Australia
VisitScotland Attendance: Yes
Description: VisitBritain’s Australia Roadshow is a multi-city event where UK suppliers engage with key audiences in market. The event includes one-to-one appointments, agents’ trainings and networking sessions.
Registration: Via VisitBritain

Name: European Travel Marketplace | Asia-Pacific
Event Dates: 10 September 2024
City/Location: Virtual
Market: Pacific, East, Southeast and Southern Asia
VisitScotland Attendance: Yes
Description: ETOA’s online B2B workshop dedicated to tour operators and travel buyers from Pacific, East, Southeast and Southern Asia who are looking to contract with European tourism service providers and destinations.
Registration: Via ETOA

Name: IFTM Top Resa
Event Dates: 17-19 September 2024
City/Location: Live (Paris, France)
Market: France
VisitScotland Attendance: Yes
Description: IFTM Top Resa is the only B2B trade show specialised in tourism in France. It is an essential event for exploring, sharing and discovering what leisure, business and MICE travel have to offer.
Registration: Via IFTM

Name: ETOA Adventure Europe 2024
Event Dates: 25 September 2024
City/Location: Virtual
Market: Global
VisitScotland Attendance: Yes
Description: Adventure Europe is the first event to showcase new experiences in Europe. It will connect European and international tour operators, agents and media with European tourism suppliers offering adventures, activities and local experiences; those offering relevant accommodation, transportation, and other services.
Registration: Via ETOA

Name: UKInbound Annual Convention
Event Dates: 25 – 26 September 2024
City/Location: Live (Liverpool, England)
Market: Global
VisitScotland Attendance: Yes
Description: Two days of networking event, seminars and workshops as well as 1:1 meetings with over 200 travel trade professionals from all around the UK and all across the industry.
Registration: Via UKInbound

 


October 2024

Name: TTG Travel Experience
Event Dates: 9-11 Oct 2024
City/Location: Live (Rimini, Italy)
Market: Italy
VisitScotland Attendance: Yes
Description: The key Italian event for the promotion of global tourism. International operators and key players from the sector’s leading companies are in Rimini including tourism boards, tour operators, travel agents, airlines, transport companies and accommodation facilities.
Registration: Via TTG

Name: International Golf Travel Market (IGTM)
Event Dates: 14 – 17 October 2024
City/Location: Live (Lisbon, Portugal)
Market: Global
VisitScotland Attendance: Yes
Description: IGTM is the leading international event for golf travel professionals. Through face-to-face (pre-arranged) meetings and numerous networking events, Scottish businesses can come together to meet with the very best tour operators and golfing media from across the globe.
Registration: Via IGTM

Name: ETOA Global European Marketplace (GEM)
Event Dates: 30 – 31 October 2024
City/Location: Live (London)
Market: Global
VisitScotland Attendance: Yes
Description: Global tour operators and DMCs meet the best European product in this contracting event.
Registration: Via ETOA

 


November 2024

Name: World Travel Market (WTM)
Event Dates: 5-7 November 2024
City/Location: Live (London)
Market: Global
VisitScotland Attendance: Yes
Description: Staged annually in London, WTM is a must attend B2B exhibition that provides a unique opportunity for the global travel trade industry to meet, network, negotiate and conduct business. By attending this event, businesses will effectively and productively gain an immediate competitive advantage for their business and stay abreast with the latest developments in the travel industry.
Registration: Via WTM

Name: VisitBritain Germany Workshop
Event Dates: 13-14 November 2024
City/Location: Live (Frankfurt, Germany)
Market: Germany
VisitScotland Attendance: Yes
Description: The event will consist of dinner with German buyers followed by a workshop with UK suppliers the next morning.
Registration: Via VisitBritain – opening soon.

 


December 2024

Name: 2024 USTOA Annual Conference & Marketplace
Event Dates: 9 – 13 December 2024
City/Location: Live (Marco Island, Florida, USA)
Market: North America
VisitScotland Attendance: Yes
Description: If you are actively working in the US market and already have established relationships with US tour operators, this is a great opportunity to meet and network with the industry’s main players. Attended by high level executives and offering a range of networking opportunities.
Registration: Via USTOA (member login required)

 


January 2025

Name: Vakantiebeurs
Event Dates: 9-12 Janurary 2025
City/Location: Live (Utrecht, Netherlands)
Market: Netherlands
VisitScotland Attendance: Yes (trade day only)
Description: Vakantiebeurs is the leading consumer and trade show for outbound travel from the Netherlands.
Registration: Via Vakantiebeurs 

Name: Fitur
Event Dates: 22 – 26 January 2025
City/Location: Live (Madrid, Spain)
Market: Spain, South America
VisitScotland Attendance: Yes (trade days only)
Description: Fitur is the global meeting point for tourism professionals and the leading trade fair for inbound and outbound markets in Ibero-America.
Registration: Via Fitur

Name: Britain & Ireland Marketplace (BIM) 2025
Event Dates: 24 January 2025
City/Location: Live (London, England)
Market: Global
VisitScotland Attendance: Yes
Description: B2B workshop, connecting international buyers with tourism suppliers and destinations from across the region. This event brings together the networks of ETOA, UKinbound and VisitBritain as well as national and regional destinations across the UK and Ireland.
Registration: Via ETOA

 


March 2025

Name: ITB Berlin
Event Dates: 4-6 March 2025
City/Location: Live (Berlin, Germany)
Market: Germany
VisitScotland Attendance: Yes
Description: The world’s largest travel trade show offers opportunities for meeting appointments with German and international travel trade. Three days of B2B focus, this event is ideal for businesses already established or wanting to expand their offering in the German market.
Registration: Via VisitBritain (not yet open)

 


April 2025

Name: VisitScotland Connect 2025
Event Dates: 9-10 April 2025
City/Location: Live (P&J Live, Aberdeen, Scotland)
Market: Global
VisitScotland Attendance: Yes
Description: Our flagship business-to-business travel trade event will bring together Scottish suppliers with international and UK buyers.
Registration: Via VisitScotland Connect website (not yet open)